Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian
September 14, 2018
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? If you said yes, you’re not alone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) labels insufficient sleep an epidemic. Between 30 and 35 percent of Americans grapple with occasional, brief bouts of insomnia, while 15 to 20 percent… See more
May 7, 2018
Like most family physicians, I talk about sleep a lot with my patients. They tell me they can’t fall asleep or stay asleep or that they don’t feel refreshed when they wake up from sleep. Usually, these patients – especially those older than 65 – would like either a prescription for sleep medication… See more
By Janet Tiberian
May 16, 2016
You’ve tried warm milk. You’ve tried medications. You even bought a new mattress; but you’re still not getting enough sleep. What’s going on? 

Insomnia is a common problem in the United States. Almost one-third of American adults complain that they can’t fall asleep, stay asleep or wake… See more
By Janet Tiberian
March 29, 2016
The expression "Don't Worry, Be Happy" became a common phrase after it was made popular through the 1980s song of the same name; and it’s good advice. Years of studies suggest that happiness can improve quality of life because happy people tend to have better jobs, excel at work and be more… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 10, 2015
Sleeplessness is a major problem in the United States. Between 30 and 40 percent of American adults describe having intermittent insomnia, difficulty sleeping for a few nights, followed by sleeping adequately. Another 10 to 15 percent of adults report chronic insomnia, sleeping problems that occur… See more
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